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Bomba Name Meaning

Polish Ukrainian Czech and Slovak: from bomba ‘bomb’ (from Latin bombus) hence perhaps a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman. Spanish: nickname from bomba ‘scoop wheel pump’. Italian: habitational name from Bomba a town in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lomba, Baba, Boda, Bob, Bobo, Barba, Borba, Biba, Bobak, Bonta

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Where is the Bomba family from?

You can see how Bomba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bomba family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bomba families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Bomba families living in Texas. This was about 95% of all the recorded Bomba's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Bomba families in 1880.
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What did your Bomba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bomba. 29% of Bomba men worked as a Laborer and 26% of Bomba women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bomba were Machine Operator and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Machine Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    26%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bomba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomba census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bomba. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 790 military records available for the last name Bomba. For the veterans among your Bomba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bomba lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bomba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bomba in 1962 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

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